Sunday August 02, 2015

a08 eastmanFormer Delta resident Jean Theone Shappell Eastman died June 8, 2014.

She was born in Sutherland, Neb., July 27, 1919, to Ruffie and Marley Shappell. She attended high school in Big Spring, Neb., and beauty school in Denver.

She married Frank Eastman May 14, 1940, in Cheyenne, Wyo. They lived in Raton, N.M., Delta and Fort Lupton.

Mrs. Eastman moved to Delaware, Ohio, in 2000. 

Mrs. Smith was the first senior citizen coordinator for Fort Lupton for 11 years. She was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star and enjoyed traveling.

She was a 49-year breast cancer survivor. 

She is survived by her son, Frank (Rebecca) Eastman; her grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Shappell and Velma Preissler; three brothers, Merle, Earl and Max Shappell; her husband, Frank Eastman; her daughter, Francean Foley; and her great-granddaughter, Hayley Foley.

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